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Scheduled Tours

Capitol Tours 
The Capitol is open Monday-Friday, 7:30-5:00.  Free guided tours are available Monday-Friday at 10am, 11am, 12pm, and 1pm.  These tours are about an hour and include a trip to the dome observation area.The dome is a 99 step climb above the 3rd floor and is accessible by stairs only.  A closed-captioned video tour (near the third floor elevators) is available for visitors who are unable or do not wish to make the climb.
Capitol tours are limited to 20 people on a first come, first served basis.  All tours begin at the Visitor Information Desk, north side, first floor. 
Self-guided tours of the dome are not permitted.

Masks are optional on tour and at the Capitol.

Capitol tours take about an hour and include a trip to the dome observation area.  The dome is a 99 step climb above the 3rd floor and is accessible by stairs only.  If you are not able to make the climb, we offer a video presentation of the dome on the third floor.  (Self-guided tours of the dome are not permitted.)

SCHEDULED TOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR CANCELLATION IN CONSIDERATION OF HEALTH AND SAFETY CONCERNS.

Capitol Group Tours
Attic/Dome Tour

Mr. Brown's Attic is an exhibition area located between the third floor and the dome. Devoted to Colorado's early history, capitol construction and legislative process, it also features an interactive space for children.

The dome walk is a 99-step climb to the observation area, where there is an incredible view a 360 degree view of downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains.

Tours are available year round.

Historical Tour

This is a guided walk through the Capitol.  Information regarding early Capitol construction, stained glass artwork, Women's Gold Tapestry, presidential portraits, Colorado’s lawmaking process, and much more is offered. 

Tours are available year round.

Legislative Tour

This legislative orientation for students may include a visit to the House and Senate Galleries and a possible meeting with a lawmaker. 

Tours are available January - May.

Student and adult group tours are very popular and space is limited.  Tours will fill.  Reservations for group tours can be made one calendar year in advance.  All group tours require an advance reservation.

*IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR STUDENT GROUPS* 

Please click the links below for important information regarding tour guidelines.

SCHEDULED TOURS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR CANCELLATION IN CONSIDERATION OF HEALTH AND SAFETY CONCERNS.